Accession Number:

AD0631045

Title:

SOLAR SYSTEM SPECTROPHOTOMETRY. DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR A MULTIPLEX DISPERSIVE INFRARED SPECTROMETER.

Descriptive Note:

Annual summary rept. 1 Nov 63-31 Dec 64,

Corporate Author:

HULL UNIV (ENGLAND) DEPT OF APPLIED PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

The problems of observing the near infrared spectrum of Venus, using a twelve inch balloon-borne telescope, are assessed. Considerations of the integrated signals available in the desired resolved width of approx. 0.1 microns in the wavelength region visible to 3 microns, show the need for multiplexing. Spectrometric systems of this type are discussed and a dispersive spectrometer using a multi-channel coded disc in the emergent focal plane is shown to possess certain advantages over the others in this type of problem. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astronomy
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE